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Reading a recent analysis by Tim Graham about the Associated Press' coverage of the abortion debate got me thinking. Obviously we are seeing that the most significant consequences of the epic big-government overreach of the Obamabots have been the revolutionary changes that have taken place in state legislatures around the country. While most politicos focused on Congressional changes, the most lasting impact may well be felt in the states.
One of those impacts is in the area of the protection of human life. As Graham reported, the AP isn't thrilled about that, and they lack the journalistic integrity to keep their bias on the sidelines:
A conservative wave election can lead to a wave of conservative legislation, like limitations on abortion. But for the Associated Press (the Abortion Press?), the wave of opinion remains firmly on the left. A David Crary story on Wednesday slanted its quotes 7 to 2 against the conservative position and the "threat" it represents. The Washington Post Express tabloid perfectly expressed the article's tone: "Anti-Abortion Onslaught," it read in large black type. It was "conservatives" vs. a pile of "abortion rights activists."
Crary offered two soundbites to Mary Spaulding Balch of the National Right to Life Committee. Speaking against her was seven quotes from Nash, Sussman, Donna Crane of NARAL Pro-Choice America, and Stephanie Kunkel and Jill June of Planned Parenthood.
The legacy media must be overcome in this battle just like their masters on the left. We must rightfully regard them as what they are: modern day defenders of their slave-supporting progenitors of old. What was once being denied to black Americans on account of their skin color is now being denied to Americans of all colors on account of their "inconvenience."
And just as there were despicable news outlets that trumpeted injustice in old days, calling themselves pro-choice (to own a slave), there are a great number who carry on that pathetic tradition today. Graham also noted,
In the Post Express story, there were only four abortion advocates quoted from AP, leaving the impression Crary only called one side. But Balch was quoted in a large text box alongside Crary of NARAL. It was the "cover story" on Wednesday, with large capitalized letters of "ROE V. WADE" full of cracks. The subtitle was "A barrage of state legislation is chipping away at abortion rights."
In terms of the cracked "Roe v. Wade" headline, the truth is that even its most tireless defenders have always recognized the incompetence and weakness of Roe. It has survived only on the back of purely emotional-based politicization, rather than sound legal footing. But don't miss the subtitle, as it's the most instructive. Such a statement intentionally assumes the existence of something as nonsensical as "abortion rights." The truth is that those "rights" only exist in the universe where morality and natural law do not - the same universe where "slave owning rights" exist as well.
A new day is coming in America, and the AP is on the wrong side of this issue. As a consequence, they are going down with a ship that will have them forever remembered as apologists for the deprivation of human rights.